Vendasta Media
Summit 2023

Live on Thursday, February 16, 2023

Don’t miss our premiere virtual event for radio broadcasters and news publishers featuring industry leaders on digital trends, revenue generation and successful digital transformation strategies.

Speakers include Todd Handy (SEBPO), Ross McDuffie (Madison Media Partners), Jamie Cohen (Salem Media), Peter Lamb (Lamb Consulting), and more.

Want to get even more excited? We will be hosting a giveaway during the event. To participate one must register for the summit and attend the draw session. This giveaway will be happening twice throughout the summit at 12:05 pm or 1:10 pm. See you there!

Media Summit Q12023

Media Summit Q1 2023 on Feb 16, 2023.

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Schedule

Please note: Timings, presenters and session descriptions may change.
Register for the event to be notified of the final agenda.

11:00 AM ET

Welcoming remarks

Speakers: Nicole Lauzon, Content Marketing Manager, Vendasta
& Vishal Teckchandani, Content Editor, Vendasta

See session description →

11:05 AM ET

Leadership in times of change

Speaker: Peter Lamb, Founder, Lamb Consulting​

Host: Vishal Teckchandani, Content Editor, Vendasta

See session description →

11:00 AM ET

Welcoming remarks

Our hosts, Nicole and Vishal, kick off the event with a warm welcome, provide an overview of the agenda and explain how you can interact during the sessions.

Speakers: Nicole Lauzon, Content Marketing Manager, Vendasta
& Vishal Teckchandani, Content Editor, Vendasta

11:05 AM ET

Leadership in times of change

Master the art of leading amid rapid changes in the digital media landscape from renowned digital transformation expert, Peter Lamb. Discover proven tactics news publishers can leverage to craft a digital vision, add new revenue streams, motivate sales teams and dismantle organizational silos to strengthen client connections, become more competitive and provide local advertisers with better services.

Speaker: Peter Lamb, Founder, Lamb Consulting​

Host: Vishal Teckchandani, Content Editor, Vendasta

11:35 AM ET

For brave media leaders, the digital world is your oyster

Speaker: Todd Handy, Chief Revenue Officer, SEBPO

Host: Vishal Teckchandani, Content Editor, Vendasta

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12:10 PM ET

Digital Pioneers: How Madison and Salem led the way

Speakers: Ross McDuffie, President, Madison Media Partners, & Jamie Cohen, Senior Vice President of Broadcast Digital, Salem Media Group

Host: Nicole Lauzon, Content Manager, Vendasta

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11:35 AM ET

For brave media leaders, the digital world is your oyster

The last 20 years have proven immensely disruptive to news publishing, and the next 20 promise to be no different. News publishers need to be ready. From ChatGPT to automation, join Todd as he explores emerging threats as well as opportunities, and shares case studies of successful technology adoption by media companies. He will also provide bold views on how publishing leaders can become match-fit for an increasingly digital future.

Speaker: Todd Handy, Chief Revenue Officer, SEBPO

Host: Vishal Teckchandani, Content Editor, Vendasta

12:10 PM ET

Digital Pioneers: How Madison and Salem led the way

Join us for a panel discussion featuring two traditional news publishing leaders, Madison Media Partners and Salem Media, who successfully transformed into digital powerhouses. Our panelists, Ross and Jamie, will share their experiences with prioritizing digital, achieving organizational alignment, implementing key digital services and solutions, and the lessons they learned along the way.

Speakers: Ross McDuffie, President, Madison Media Partners, & Jamie Cohen, Senior Vice President of Broadcast Digital, Salem Media Group

Host: Nicole Lauzon, Content Manager, Vendasta

12:50 PM ET

Digital solutions every media company must sell

Speaker: Desiree Kupietz, Vice President of Enterprise Strategic Partnerships, Vendasta

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1:15 PM ET

Event close & virtual networking

Speakers: Nicole Lauzon, George Leith & Vishal Teckchandani

Attendees are welcome to join (just enable your webcam and mic!)

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12:50 PM ET

Digital solutions every media company must sell

Learn about the most popular digital solutions for media companies to sell, and how they benefit both local businesses and media companies. Our speaker will walk through the top three solutions and provide examples to illustrate how they are successfully used. This session will focus on the necessity of these solutions and provide a brief overview of how they can form part of a company’s digital building blocks.
Speaker: Desiree Kupietz, Vice President of Enterprise Strategic Partnerships, Vendasta
1:15 PM ET

Event close & virtual networking

Join us as our event hosts and special guest George Leith discuss key takeaways from the Vendasta Media Summit 2023 and welcome thoughts from attendees on how to move the media industry forward. This is your chance to jump onto our virtual stage and share your thoughts, engage with the hosts and other attendees as we wrap up the summit. We will also provide information on how to access replays of the event.

Speakers: Nicole Lauzon, George Leith & Vishal Teckchandani

Attendees are welcome to join (just enable your webcam and mic!)

Speakers & hosts

Peter Lamb

Founder,
Lamb Consulting

Todd Handy

Chief Revenue Officer,
SEBPO

Ross McDuffie

President, Madison Media Partners

Jamie Cohen

Senior Vice President of
Broadcast Digital,
Salem Media Group

Desiree Kupietz

Vice President of
Enterprise Strategic
Partnerships, Vendasta

Nicole Lauzon

Content Marketing Manager,
Vendasta

Vishal Teckchandani

Content Editor, Vendasta

George Leith

Special guest

Join us for Vendasta Media Summit 2023